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Moscow Not Seeking Immunity for Gaddafi
Moscow, June 2 (BNA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow was not seeking to negotiate immunity or guarantees for Muammar Gaddafi, unlike other countries. He said that Russia was stepping up diplomacy to promote a solution that would force Gaddafi to step down and NATO to cease military operations in Libya.
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Japanese Prime Minister Kan Signals Resignation
Tokyo,June 2 (BNA) -- Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan signaled he’ll resign once a solution to the nation’s post- earthquake crisis is in sight, in an appeal to ruling party lawmakers to reject a no-confidence vote today.
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More Than 100 Children Infected with Viral Encephalitis in E China
Beijing, June 1 (BNA) - More than 100 children in Fujian Province have been infected with viral encephalitis since the beginning of May, Chinese local health authorities said Wednesday.
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Juppe Heads to Occupied Territories, Israel Thursday
Occupied Jerusalem, June 1 (BNA) - French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe will arrive on Thursday to the occupied Jerusalem, before heading to Ramallah for talks with a number of Palestinian and Israeli senior officials.
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N. Korea: S. Korea proposed inter-Korean summits during secret meeting
Seoul, June. 1 (BNA) -- North Korea claimed Wednesday that South Korea proposed a series of summit meetings with the communist nation when the sides met secretly last month, but Pyongyang made clear that summit talks are out of the question as long as Seoul insists on its demand for an apology for last year's attacks.
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Russia, NATO to Hold First Joint Drill
Moscow, June 01 (BNA) -- Russia and NATO fighter aircraft will take part in the first ever joint exercise during the upcoming Vigilant Skies 2011 anti-terrorism drill to run between June 6-10, Russian National Antiterrorism Committee spokesman Nikolai Sintsov said on Wednesday.
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EU Welcomes Transfer of Mladic to UN War Crimes Court
Brussels, June 1(BNA) - The EU has hailed the transfer of suspected war criminal Ratko Mladic to The Hague, where he will remain in custody until he appears before the UN war crimes tribunal to answer for his role in the 1992-95 Bosnian war.
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Caffeine-hungry Bacteria Found Slug
Washington, June. 1 (BNA) -- Humans aren't the only life-forms that rely on caffeine to get them through the morning. The Discovery News website reported that researchers have found a species of bacteria capable of breaking down caffeine.
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Global warming threatens fish that inspired 'Finding Nemo'
London, June. 1 (BNA) -- Finding Nemo could soon become easier for a hungry barracuda because the rising acidity of the oceans is likely to cause baby clownfish to go deaf to the sounds made by potential predators, a study has found.
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Karzai warns NATO against airstrikes
Kabul, May. 31 (BNA) -- Afghan president Hamid Karzai has once again warned the Western military alliance force in Afghanistan against carrying out air strikes in civilian areas.
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